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Definition of Waist

Waist

  1. That part of the human body which is immediately below the ribs or thorax; the small part of the body between the thorax and hips.
  2. Hence, the middle part of other bodies; especially (Naut.), that part of a vessel's deck, bulwarks, etc., which is between the quarter-deck and the forecastle; the middle part of the ship.
  3. A garment, or part of a garment, which covers the body from the neck or shoulders to the waist line.
  4. A girdle or belt for the waist.

Waist Quotations

When I was a child people simply looked about them and were moderately happy; today they peer beyond the seven seas, bury themselves waist deep in tidings, and by and large what they see and hear makes them unutterably sad.
E. B. White

The waist is a terrible thing to mind.
Tom Wilson

As long as you smile, have sparkly eyes and stick your shoulders back, nobody's going to notice your bum or your waist or your feet, for that matter.
Cat Deeley

Your waist size should not be more than half your height.
Mehmet Oz

When I was working with Tom Ford, he would just look at me and ask, 'Will you wear it?' I'd say, 'Ah, too long, too short, lower waist, deeper V, unbutton' - that sort of thing. I don't create clothes, but I definitely know how to make them come alive.
Carine Roitfeld
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Waist Translations

waist in Dutch is middel, leest, taille
waist in German is Taille
waist in Italian is vita
waist in Portuguese is cintura
waist in Spanish is cintura, talla
waist in Swedish is midja

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